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Vergennes, Vermont 05491



The Corporation’s Fuel & Utility Systems (headquartered in Vergennes, Vermont) is a leader in the design, development and production of aircraft fuel gauging equipment, fuel management systems, and motion control and utilities subsystems.  The company’s products are used in commercial and military aircraft, missile and space products.



The Corporation is $4.4 billion worldwide corporation employing 23,000 people.  Is one of the world’s leading suppliers of components, systems, and services to the aerospace industry.  The Corporation Fuel & Utility Systems is one of the 10 largest of the company’s 170 locations.


This position is within the Vergenne’s Facility.






Overall responsibility will be to join and integrate into a group of 12-15 electrical, mechanical and software engineers working on various products for the Airbus A380 program or the Wheel & Brakes Group.  Initially you will gain experience in the group by mentoring and completing systems analysis until program familiarity is gained.   Ultimately you will be responsible for the more broad scope of overall project design.    The specific responsibilities and duties shall include but are not limited to the following in support of all team programs:


§         Evaluate, study and break down the customer requirements in order to separate them into the functional responsibilities needed for each project.

§         Layout specific manpower plans as needed based on customer requirements.

§         Compose complete project schedule and milestone reports.

§         Create project budgets with estimates of time, cost and staffing requirements and maintain focus and tracking of these assets throughout the project.

§         Task technical team members with appropriate work to complete project.

§         Report and follow through project development, prototyping and production; acting as needed within the team based on project schedule requirements.

§         Interface directly with the customer for all technical and project milestones and issues.

§         Perform MATLAB Simulink simulations when necessary.

§         Lead design reviews with internal personnel and customer representatives.

§         Work effectively across departments and within the engineering groups on and off site to ensure project completion.

§         Mentor more junior team members.





In general this position requires an individual to possess as well as evidence thorough knowledge of detailed design.   In addition, the ability to rise above the design and focus on the overall project and integration into aircraft systems will be required.  Broad analytical skills and the ability to balance conflicting requirements are essential.  Excellent communication skills are a key to success in this position.  More specific qualifications include but are not limited to the following:


§         US Citizenship is a must (Canadian citizenship with permanent work status may be considered).

§         Having achieved a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferably in Electrical or Software engineering from a top engineering school.

§         Possessive of a minimum of eight (8) years professional experience in either design or systems engineering including both hardware and software elements.

§         Aerospace or Automotive industry experience is highly preferred or a related background in which high reliability design is essential.

§         Knowledge of component lifecycles is necessary .

§         Experience in performing simulations will be indispensable, MATLAB a plus.

§         Demonstrated technical leadership for a complex project.

§         Experience with MDE (Motor Drive Electronics) helpful.




§         Ambitious as evidenced by a constant desire for knowledge and the need to stay one step ahead of current technologies.  Someone who has the desire to create the next generation product or solution.

§         Willing to adapt to change as business grows and changes.  Flexible and willing to embrace change.

§         Desirous of diverse projects.  Avoids narrow focus or insistence on specializing in only a small, repetitive discipline.

§         Easily integrates into new and existing teams based upon the demands of the business

§         Strong communication skills-verbal-written-listening

§         Ability to travel when required.




Open depending on experience up to $90,000.  Relocation assistance is available within reason and is grossed up plus paid moving.